News Wrap: Plane carrying 98 crashes shortly after takeoff in Kazakhstan

News Wrap: Plane carrying 98 crashes shortly after takeoff in Kazakhstan

AMNA NAWAZ: An American civilian contractor died today in a rocket attack on an Iraqi military base that houses U.S. forces. U.S. Central Command also confirmed multiple U.S. service members and Iraqi personnel were injured. The Iraqi military said several rockets hit an arms depot …

PBS NewsHour full episode, Dec 27, 2019

PBS NewsHour full episode, Dec 27, 2019

AMNA NAWAZ: Good evening. I’m Amna Nawaz. Judy Woodruff is away. On the “NewsHour” tonight: Iran under pressure. The regime cracks down on protests at home, while deepening military ties overseas with Russia and China. Then: law and disorder. The Indian government shuts down the …

China’s trillion dollar plan to dominate global trade

There’s a new highway in Pakistan. And a new rail terminal in Kazakhstan. A sea port in Sri Lanka recently opened. As well as this bridge in rural Laos. What’s interesting is that they’re all part of one country’s project that spans 3 continents and …